Section I. The Nature of Algebraic Thinking
1. What Is Algebraic Thinking?
Section II. Changing What I Teach
2. Generalizing Arithmetic: Finding Algebra in Arithmetic
3. Functional Thinking in the Elementary Grades
4. Building Functional Thinking into the Curriculum
5. What About Children’s Arithmetic Skills?
Section III. Changing How I Teach
6. Teaching Practices That Develop Children’s Algebraic Thinking Skills
Section IV. Changing Where I Teach
7. Algebraic Thinking Across the School Curriculum
8. Algebraic Thinking Across the School
A. Selected Word Problems and Solutions
B. Answers to Selected Teacher Task Questions
C. Answers to Selected Think About It Questions